Istanbul City Tour With Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

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Overview

See Istanbul from dry land and water on this 3-hour sightseeing experience that combines a coach tour with a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. Travel round the city by coach, passing the Golden Horn, and the vibrant neighborhoods of Balat and Fener. Stroll through Istanbuls colorful Spice Bazaar with your guide, and then take to the water to see sites like Rumeli Fortress and the Bosphorus Bridge from the comfort of your sightseeing boat!

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

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Start your morning with a hotel pickup, or alternatively, meet your guide at a central location on the way to the Yenkapi neighborhood. Travel by luxury coach around the Golden Horn the inlet of the Bosphorus Strait that splits the city onto two continents and then pass through the Jewish quarter of Balat. See the intriguing Church Of St Stephen of the Bulgars made entirely of cast iron and then admire the Byzantine Walls of Constantinople.
Head through the Greek neighborhood of Fener to see the Ecumencial Orthodox Patriarchate a church compound where the ceremonial head of the Greek Orthodox Church is based and then stop at the citys legendary Spice Bazaar for a stroll. Also known as the Egyptian Bazaar, this colorful little market sells a concoction of wares spices, tapestries, food and pretty much everything else in between!
Return to your coach and travel the short distance to the port for your sightseeing cruise. Then, all thats left to do is sit back and enjoy the ride! Relax with your camera poised, ready to capture top Istanbul attractions like Rumeli Fortress an impressive structure that looks out over the narrowest part of the Bosphorus and the Imperial Gardens of Royal Yildiz Palace.
Pass underneath Bosphorus Bridge, and see marble palaces sitting alongside Ottoman-era wooden villas on both sides of the water. Watch the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life taking place on the Bosphorus banks as you return to the port side, and then disembark your boat for the short trip back to Taskim Square where this tour finishes.

Inclusions for Istanbul City Tour With Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

  • Hotel pickup
  • Professional guide
  • Coach tour
  • Sightseeing cruise

Exclusions for Istanbul City Tour With Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please note: When reconfirming your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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49 reviews by the users

  • Nice boat trip. Guide was very good but not really the overview of the city I was expecting.

  • It was good.

  • wunderschön und gut organisiert nur der reiseführer hätte mehr auf die touristen eingehen können.viele sprachen sprechen ist ein vorteil ,wenn man nicht alle sprachen gleichzeitig spricht!

  • It was very a wonderful tour, we were able to visit all places that were offered for this tour, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and took good care of us.

  • It was good and well managed tour. : will recommend.

  • Good value, but a little strange that we were collected from our hotel, then driven a few kms to another meeting point, then back to near our hotel...45 mins later for the tour. Not sure it was necessary.
    Bosphorus cruise was pleasant.

  • good experience, but sad we could not visit the egyptian bazar because of Aid celebration. Only issue : we can hardly hear we the guide peak on the boat and miss interesting info. However,his level of French was very good.

  • It was good, it just seemed really rushed and chaotic and I couldn't hear anything while on the tour of the Bosphorus.

  • It was good. The tour guide spoke more Spanish than English

  • Good value. Guide was reasonably well-informed though he recommended spending some time at Taksim Square (the actual ending point of the tour) which proved to offer very little. Boat ride was fun. Bus tour of Golden Horn informational. The highlight, however, was the stop at the spice market!

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